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By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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We survived the Winter From Hell and now it's rainy in Scarsdale, NY 10583 - Beware of Mold and Mildew. As many of us open our windows on warmer days and enjoy a spring breeze, we may let in a little rain and damp.  No worries, if you have central  air and a good roofline.  In older homes, though...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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SPRING IS ON THE WAY, EVEN WITH SNOW THIS WEEK IN SCARSDALE, NY 10583   Had to share my grandmother's favorite spring saying:       "When we see the purple crocuses bloom, spring is on the way!"     She was a great gardener and grandmother of six, who we lost to Alzheimer's in 2011 at this time o...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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DON'T LET A OVERWORKED BOILER PUFFBACK AND PUT SOOT ON EVERY SURFACE IN HOMES & BUSINESSES IN SCARSDALE, NY 10583   When an oil boiler causes a puffback, it can spread soot throughout a home or business and disrupt your life or work.  Below are some causes and way to prevent this damage to your p...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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SAY IT ISN'T SO...SIX MORE WEEKS OF WINTER, AFTER A SNOWY DOUBLE WAMMY IN THE PAST WEEK FOR SCARSDALE, NY 10583     On the heels of the hellish snow removal effort last week, we got hammered again overnight and this morning!  Now the issue is "to drive, or not to drive" in this half foot of snow,...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes that can flood your home or business in Scarsdale, NY 10583               With crazy low temps that I'm calling "Bi-polar weather" -- heck with Polar Vortexes -- some of us may have the messy and often expensive issue of frozen pipes.  If it could just be norma...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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Hello Southern Westchester and Rainmakers:   This is to wish all a great rest of the holiday season and a super New Year.   Be safe and beware of holiday fires with any candles lit for entertaining or heaters turned up to high for cold winter nights.  That's after yummy eggnog or a great glass of...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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EVERYONE IS OR SHOULD BE BRACING FOR A BAD SNOW STORM IN TOWNS LIKE SCARSDALE, NY 10583   Winter Storm Warning in NYC and Southern NY State Print the Alert Send via Email Share on Twitter Share on Facebook   Posted 2 hours, 32 minutes ago – National Weather Service  How likely:   How soon:   How ...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
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  Here's to a safe and super fun All Hallows Eve...Halloween everyone ~ Scarsdale, NY 10583   Halloween can be fun and entertaining for trick or treaters and homeowners.  However, we still may want to all take some precautions that will make All Hallows eve safe and super for the kids and home or...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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I am resending this to all because we can all forget to get our boiler maintained.  It's usually insured, but a Puffback or soot damage from a malfuncting boiler is a real mess. Heating & Boiler Malfunctions can lead to a Puffback (soot damage) in your Scarsdale, NY home or business - 10583!  It’...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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BE SURE TO CHANGE YOUR FIRE DETECTOR BATTERIES THIS WEEKEND IN SCARSDALE, NY 10583     National Fire Prevention Week is October 5 - 11 this year, so as this important week ends, I wanted to share tips for all our business and homeowner friends.  Most of us need a reminder about safety in our busy...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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An article on our company's "dirtiest jobs" on Bill Primavera's "homeguru.com" website!   Meeting Bill Primavera was like greeting a force of nature.  He is such an interesting and informed realtor and PR officianado, in a previous career.  We met over appetizers and much needed evening cocktails...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
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 - Caption:  Happy Camper on Hump Day!

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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As Hurricane Season gets going in the Atlantic and Pacific basins -- their temperatures can affect our Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region.   Here is the last in my series, as promised   Things look calm and primed to stay that way in Atlantic Basin as of Spring 2014   Now is the time to prep and p...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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Sandy comes up East Coast in October 2012 Hey all...sorry to be a weather geek, but our recent hurricane seasons just fascinate me.  It's either all or nothing, with Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and then, last year, we had "La Nada."  It's especially funny because forecasters warned of a bad La Nina ...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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  Sandra sent this around and have to echo her fun and the joy...are you finding yourself living for the weekend?  Even for those of us who work 7 days and really don't get weekends, there's something about a warm Friday eve, wine on the way -- Chard in my case, that just beats all.   Forrest an...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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SNOW STORM ON THE WAY SUNDAY, YES MORE, IN SCARSDALE NY 10583   Raise your hand everyone, if you're "DONE" with winter.  I've posted this before, but did not share my roots, as a native Californian.  This stuff is something that you go to Lake Tahoe or Mammoth and ski in, then you go LIVE in 40 -...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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Who's ready for summer...uh...more SNOW -- a 4 letter word in Westchester County, NY 10583?   Our winter is well underway and is bringing record snow and ice to the Tri-state NY area...like another midweek storm!   ...cannot wait for an end to all this "fun," in the snow -- with delays getting t...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
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This week I walked into a local post office with a bunch of things to mail to a greeting of "What? We're Closed!"  The lights were on, the doors were open - seems open to me!  I was then hustled out and the forgotten unlocked door was locked.                As everyone knows our area has been dea...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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Winter Weather brings Frozen pipes & Water Damages to clients in Scarsdale, NY 10583 homes & businesses   With overnight temps in the teens this week througout Westchester County, NY, I am resurrecting my blog from two COLD winters ago.  That's when we had many frozen pipe victims calling for hel...

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
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  AVOID HOME FIRES WITH CANDLES, COOKING & HOLIDAY COMPANY DURING THE HOLIDAYS IN SCARSDALE, NY 10583       We all enjoy having a festive holiday and keeping the "home fires" burning, but don't let it turn into a Thanksgiving tragedy or candle fire fiasco!  Actually, holiday cooking can be hazard...

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